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CSPAN
Jan 29, 2010 9:00am EST
medicare's future. when families are scraping to pay their medical bills, fraud, waste and abuse in our healthcare system are simply unacceptable. so today the president has asked us to put criminals on notice. the attorney general and i have convened this unprecedented summit featuring leaders from the public and private healthcare sectors because we believe the problem with healthcare fraud is even bigger than government, law enforcement or the private industry can handle alone. we'll need all of us working together to solve it. in the fight to prevent, find, catch and prosecute the crooks, we want every good idea we can get. everyone here has something to offer because healthcare fraud is a national problem. it affects federal programs like medicare, state programs like medicaid and private insurance companies. we're all vulnerable because we're all part of a healthcare system that's undergoing rapid growth. between 1970 and today, america's annual healthcare spending has gone from $75 million to over $2.5 billion. that's produced significant benefits for patients but it's also creat
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2010 1:00pm EST
the costs of medicare and medicaid and it won't cost anybody anything. that's great politics. it's just not true. so there's got to be some test of realism in any of these proposals, mine included. i've got to hold myself accountable. i guarantee the american people will hold themselves -- will hold me accountable if what i'm selling doesn't actually deliver. >> mr. president, a point of clarification, what's in the better solutions book are all the legislative proposals. >> i understand that. i've actually read your bills. >> that were offered throughout 2009. >> i understand. >> rest assured, the summary document you've received is backed up by precisely the kind of detailed legislation that speaker pel owes y and your administration have been busy ignoring for 12 months. >> wait. hold on a second. no, no, no, no, no. hold on a second. you know, mike, i've read your legislation. i mean, i take a look at this stuff. and the good ideas, we take. but here is the thing -- here is the thing, i guess, that all of us have to be mindful of. it can't be all or nothing, one way or the other. yo
ABC
Jan 29, 2010 3:05am EST
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CSPAN
Jan 28, 2010 11:00pm EST
that passed, there was a massive savings expected in medicare i believe estimated 5 billion over the first few years and $1 trillion over the first 10 years of full implementation and 3 trillion over 20 years of implementation. that was transferred from the medicare savings are used to expand the other activity of the government's, specifically the expansion of medicaid and the new entitlement that was in the bill. if those dollars were used which were saved for medicare to shore up medicare and in some manner manner, in a medicare reserve fund to pay down debt, could you give us a thumbnail estimate how much that might help correct the structural problems that we have? >> i cannot do quantitative acquisition in my head by you're watching is correct that we estimated almost 500 billion in medicare savings over the 10 year projection point*. and over time if they not separately quantify. >> let me combine a question come if you did not use it to expand the government but instead to shore up the medicare system by reducing fed debt wouldn't that have a significant positive the event for medicare
CNN
Jan 29, 2010 1:00pm EST
insurance, lower your costs, all the insurance reforms, we're going to lower the cost of medicare and medicaid and it won't cost anybody anything. that's great politics. it's just not true. so, there's got to be some test of realism in any of these proposals, mine included. i've got to hold myself accountable. i guarantee the american people will hold themselves -- will hold me accountable if what i'm selling doesn't actually deliver. >> mr. president, point of clarification, what's in the better solutions book are all the legislative proposals -- >> no, i understand that, i've actually read your bills. >>-- throughout 2009. >> i understand. >> so, rest assured, the summary document that you received is backed up by precisely the kind of detailed legislation that speaker pelosi and your administration has been busy ignoring for 12 months. >> mike. wait. hold on a second -- no, no, no, no, no, no, no. hold on a second. guys, you know, mike, i've read your legislation. i mean, i take a look at this stuff. and the good ideas, we take. but here's -- here's the thing -- here's the thin
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2010 1:00pm EST
- term liabilities is medicare, medicaid, and health care spending. nothing comes close. social security would probably fix the same way to and ronald reagan sat down together and could figure something out. that is manageable. medicare and medicaid are a massive problem down the road. that is going to be what our children have to worry about. paul's approach, i want to be careful to not simplify this because i know you have a lot of detail in your plan, but i understand it to say that we will provide doctors of some sort for current medicare recipients at the current level. 55 and over. there is a grandfathering in for future beneficiaries. i just want to point out that i have read it. the basic idea is that at some point, we hold medicare costs per recipient constant as a way of making sure that it does not go way out of black. i am sure there are some details -- we hold medicare costs per recipient constant as a way of making sure that it does not have things going out of wahack. it has to be reformed for the younger generations because it is going bankrupt. why not give people the sa
FOX News
Jan 28, 2010 10:00pm EST
medicare for seniors and stop insurance company abuses let me know. one of the criticisms the democrats have had of republicans you have no ideas and you are not helping, republicans say we are cut out of the deal, what is it? >> it is interesting he posed that question i had given a number of ideas in the direction that health care should take and unfortunately those ideas weren't incorporated. went into a different direction since i voted in the finance committee at that point hit considerable concerns but i thought it deserved continuing the process and seeing what we could do to bill the bridges. >> greta: seemed to be a couple layers in health care. one is substance. the second part is whether or not republicans are included in the discussion or not women? i talked to democrats they say republicans are obstructionists. republicans say they won't even include us. you have been in a unique position for a little while in december where you steam -- you seemed to be able to talk to democrats. are the republicans included in this discussion or not? >> they haven't been. they might have
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2010 6:30pm EST
costs, all the insurance reforms, we're going to lower the costs of medicare and medicaid and it will not cost anybody anything. that is great politics, it is just not true. so there has got to be some test of realism in any of thesexd proposals, mine included. i have to hold myself accountable and guarantee the american people will hold me accountable if what i am selling does not actually deliver. >> mr. president, a point of clarification. what is in the better solutions book are all the legislative proposals that were offered. >> i understand that. i have actually read your bills. >> through 2009. >> i a understand. -- i understand. >> the summary document you receive this backed up by precisely the kind of detailed legislation that speaker pelosi android restoration have been busy ignoring for 12 months. >> i have read your legislation. i take a look at this stuff and the good ideas we take. here is the thing that all this have to be mindful of. it cannot be all nothing, one way or the other. would the mean by that is thisÑi if we put together a stimulus package in w
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2010 8:00pm EST
wanted system in which seniors don't have these huge gaps in their medicare prescription drug coverage. [applause] and where medicare itself is on a sounder financial footing. those are the things that we are fighting for. and i am not going to stop on them because it is the right thing to do and by the way, if you are serious about reducing our deficit and debt coming cannot accomplish it without reforming our health care system because that is what is gobbling up more federal dollars than anything else. i don't understand folks that say they don't want to see government spending under control and then are fighting controls at the congressional budget office says would cut a trillion dollars off our deficit over the next two decades. [applause] those aren't my numbers. now, we are never going to stop fighting to cut waste and abuse in washington. we do have to reign in death of his-- deficits that been accumulating. families across the country are tightening their belts and making tough decisions. it is time for the federal government to do the same and that is why i propose specific
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2010 3:00pm EST
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FOX News
Jan 28, 2010 8:00pm EST
down the deficit, cover the uninsured uninsured, strengthen medicare for seniors, and stop insurance company abuses, let me know. >> bill: okay. i'm up for the challenge. rather than spending still more government money creating an enormous bureaucracy, why don't we allow all health insurance companies to compete in all 50 states and then allow judges to punish people who sue doctors and other medical personnel for stupid reasons. that's what they do in great britain. if you file a nuisance lawsuit, a judge can order you to pay all the costs, that is known as tort reform. now, i agree with president obama the government should regulate health insurance companies. they can't be throwing people off the roles when they get sick and can't be fighting legit legitimate reimbursement. some insurance companies try to wear you down. that's unfair. i agree with the president on that. we don't need trillions of federal dollars to solve the health care problem. we have medicaid that gives poor people money to pay medical bills. increase insurance competition, stopping crazy lawsuits and man dati
FOX News
Jan 28, 2010 9:00pm EST
approach that will bring down premiums, bring down the deficit, cover the uninsured, strengthen medicare for seniors and stop insurance company abuses, let me know. let me snow. >> sean: despite what the president and mainstream media says republicans do have ideas to fix the system. wisconsin congressman paul ryan responded to the president's claim. >> he knows we've these ideas he keeps asking us for ideas we send him ideas but we've yet to receive responses from the white house on the ideas we've been proposing. >> sean: congressman ryan is not the only republican being ignored. john boehner revealed yesterday to reporters he has not been contacted by white house chief of staff or anyone on the president's team in more than a year. the president is able to say he supports bipartisanship with a freight face. pretty unbelievable. >> big showdown on capitol hill yesterday. one corner turbo tax cheat tim geithner in the other congress. they grilled geithner over his handling of the aig bailout when he served as president of the new york fed. >> in effect the taxpayers were propping up the
FOX News
Jan 29, 2010 4:00am EST
security, medicare, medicaid, social security will not be effected. >> democrats are angry because they say the president is giving the defense budget a pass. house speaker nancy pelosi today demanded defense contracts and weapons system feel the freeze. >> just last year, the pentagon's 96 largest weapons acquisitions programs alone had cost overruns of $296 billion. i don't think they should be exempted from the freeze. >> the numbers came from a government accountability report detailing pentagon weapons systems waste. another member of the house democratic leadership blasted mr. obama's non-defense freeze. >> i think it's outrageous not everyone is included in this scrubbing on how we could save money. >> like the speaker, congressman becerra said there should be no cuts for war fighting, combat equipment or troop training. >> but i'm not interested in allow single source contracts that are overruns by the millions or billions be paid for by taxpayers. >> the pentagon spent more than $650 billion in 2009. mr. obama's proposed spending freeze would save at most $15 billion in 2011. analy
FOX News
Jan 29, 2010 4:00pm EST
. >> was paul ryan. paul ryan. paul ryan challenged the president on healthcare, budget, medicare. the president listened respectfully. they went back and forth a little bit. congressman from wisconsin, brilliant -- >> neil: and -- >> i think it was, i think it was good for everyone and the republican -- >> neil: you sold more books. you sold more books today. >> it's really about the american people. >> neil: you're good at what you do, frank. frank luntz, the master, the maestro. they welcome the mayor who wants the 9/11 trial to make the city the next big tourist attraction?  >> neil: well, new york city doesn't want him. the white house thinking about him. the next guy vying to host them. newbu newburgh, new york, mayor valentine says bring it to his city. you want them why? >> i think what happens is when first asked whether or not i want this to happen in the city of newburgh i hesitate and then i said yes. the reason why is we have a facility, brand new courthouse we played $22 million for. the city of newburgh is a poor place. and we could really use the economic sti
FOX
Jan 28, 2010 10:00pm EST
for three years. >> mr. obama plans to do that, without cutting spending to medicare, medicaid, social security, or national security. without freezing thoses costs, the savingss would amount to less than 1 percent of the deficit. it is the same plan president obama criticized john mccain for when republicans proposed it during presidential race. >> i really have concerns that what we have got is a president who has a great style, great ability to deliver an address, but may not have the ability to solve the problems, as long as he stays with the core values. >> president claims because of government intervention, about 2 million americans are working who would otherwise be unemployed. that number is hard to confirm. it comes from the president's own white house counsel is of economic advisers. non-partisan office pubs the number at 800000 and 2.4 million. >> i think what you heard the president say during the speech said he is absorbing what he is hearing from american people. the focus primary focus on jobs and specifically on how our small businesses are doing. >> president spent mo
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2010 9:00pm EST
? do you believe that medicare and social security and medicaid is socialism? i mean, i think these questions need to be driven to them. it needs to be put to them. and then as we move towards the general election -- so that's in a primary context. i'd get those candidates out there now defining these people as to where they stand. and then secondly in the general election i think that driving these substantive issues as we create jobs and even there, you know, i want to see republicans, what they're going to say, when it comes time to cast a vote to create jobs in america, you know, when we have an emergency in this country like flooding or hurricane disasters, we consider a disaster when 15 million american bread winners don't have a job i consider that a disaster, one that has to be responded to by the federal government. let them choose on whose side are they on and trying to get families back to work in america? or taking care of big business? that's going to be an interesting choice. >> democratic senator robert menendez of new jersey, chairman of the democratic senatori
MSNBC
Jan 29, 2010 5:00pm EST
reforms. we're going to lower the cost of medicare and medicaid, and it won't cost anybody anything. that is great politics. it's just not true. >> was the president right, there's no free lunch in health care? >> well, look, of course, there are all kinds of choices to be made in the development of public policy. but i think i remember that moment, i was a few feet away from the president at the time, i think he was talking to congressman tom price, he alluded to our solutions, our better solutions handbook that we handed out today available at gop.gov if you want to look through it, and i think he thought our proposals were just the summary references on the page of the better solutions book. and tom price of georgia and myself went on to say, no, we have substantive, detailed bills that were filed in the congress, that were summarily excluded from consideration by your party on capitol hill. and the president, from where i'm sitting, acknowledged that. he said he had made the hard choices. we made the hard choices, too. you can look them up in our legislation. you know, all we've
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2010 7:00am EST
and medicare? caller: we have to, absolutely. this is where term limits would be very effective. these politicians are now so beholden to their special interests that they cannot tackle those issues because they are afraid they will live get reelected. we have to give the president the line-item veto. i would like to have the president with just 16-year term as well. without term limits, we are putting it on congress. if they do not keep the budget within a certain ratio of the gross national product or whenever they have to do, they cannot run for reelection. just like state governments, they have to balance the budget and if they cannot, we will not re-elect them. host: we will leave it there. jack, in the pan and line. caller: i know the the washington culture needs to change, if you see a building burning you do not ask if we need to put it out. but a couple of comments about fair and balanced. c-span is great. i am wondering how people are talking about the lack of the merits here. what i would like to say is there was a caller earlier talking about how we need to elect peo
CNN
Jan 29, 2010 5:00pm EST
your costs, um, all the insurance reforms, we're going to lower the cost of medicare and medicaid, and it won't cost anybody anything. that's great politics. it's just not true. so there's got to be some test of realism in any of these proposals, mine included. i've got to hold myself accountable, and i guarantee the american people will hold me accountable if what i'm selling doesn't actually deliver. >> mr. president, a point of clarification, what's in the better solutions book are all the legislative proposals -- >> i understand that. i've actually read your bills. >> throughout 2009, so rest assured the summary document you received is backed up by precisely the kind of detailed legislation that speaker pelosi and your administration have been busy ignore for 12 months. >> mike, hold on a second. i -- [ applause ] >> no, no, hold on a second. you know, mike, i've read your legislation, i mean, i take a look at this stuff, and the good ideas we take, but here's the thing -- here's the thing that i guess all of us have to be mindful of. it could be all or nothing one way or the
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2010 8:00pm EST
, bring down the deficit, cover the uninsured, strengthen medicare for seniors and stop insurance company abuses, let me know. that is when i put my hand up because that is exactly what the republican health care proposal does. much more so than the proposal that he and democrat leaders are trying to shove down the throats of the american people. we are eager for the president to come to our retreat tomorrow. we are going to have an honest conversation about america's priorities and try to find ways to find common ground. the republicans have stood all year against their job killing agenda. republicans also have offered what i call better solutions. we're going to continue to go down the same path this year. we are going to look for common ground but we're not going to roll over on our principles. we are not going to vote for things that we believe that will hurt our country. at the same time, you will see us continue to work for better solution for the american people. as we go off to our retreat, republicans are going to work to develop better solutions but it comes to energy, the envir
FOX News
Jan 29, 2010 6:00am EST
of that compromise? >> if it doesn't hurt medicare, it doesn't hurt about vet care, you can talk about medical malpractice and talk about crossing state lines for insurance like you do everything else, i think that's what the republicans will come to the table with. >> the republicans say they were cut out of the process and if there were tort reform included, etc., etc., portable health insurance from state to state, that they would be at the table. is that disingenuous. do you buy that? >> i think it is disingenuous, i don't think the republicans have any real interest in the health care bill. i think they're comfortable with where they're at right now. >> you've been traveling around the country. is it political suicide to push health care through or is it what the americans want? >> look, this bill was now pretty unpopular and the administration has some good arguments about the ways in which the bill has been caricatured and not properly sold to the country and the country doesn't understand what it's all about. on the current trend of public opinion, this is not a bill that america se
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2010 12:00pm EST
forward, not backwards. >> but just look backward for medicare. [laughter] >> just for you, just for you. look, i think there was a moment in time where disney stock was $20 a share. because i ultimately i am a finance major. i start a little bit from the business perspective. obviously you have to love the strategic perspective. espn has been a terrific business. business channel, then done incredible things. family channel was once a really bad deal. now looks like a great channel. disney is firing wonderfully. we were right after 2001 theme park attendance was at a low. there was a shareholder revolt going on. there was the founding family say we want change. there was a vote coming up, and somehow, right or wrong, there was discussion between parties involved with both companies on a back channel basis that said, maybe now that you've done a at&t, you'd like to come in and put our two companies together. we openly throughout that idea. they said no thank you. and pretty quickly we said, we are not in the business to go in and completely disrupt and over pay and stock today's 30, up f
CNN
Jan 29, 2010 4:00am EST
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CBS
Jan 29, 2010 3:05am EST
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CBS
Jan 29, 2010 2:05am EST
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MSNBC
Jan 29, 2010 3:00am EST
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CSPAN
Jan 29, 2010 2:00am EST
commission that would consider our long-term debt would make adjustments to social security and medicare. i think we've got to look people in the eye and say, yes, there is really no alternative. medicare is cash-negative today. the trustees tell us it will be insolvent in eight years. social security is cash-negative today. and your report of the day before yesterday, says that it will be cash-negative every year except two for the future. you say in your report it will go cash-negative on a permanent basis in 2016. so anybody that says you don't have to make any changes to those programs, programs i strongly support -- i know i lost my parents when i was young, i got social security that help immediate go to college. so i understand its importance in people's lives. i understand the importance of medicare in people's lives. i've seen it in my own family. but the suggestion we don't have to do anything is just not being straight with people. and so i hope as this debate goes forward, we just don't fall back into the same old divide of, we can't cut this, you can't add any revenue here. i p
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